US to support Green projects in Africa

The US government’s Overseas Private Investment Corporation (Opic), which supports US project sponsors in emerging markets and has a current portfolio worth $13-billion in...

SA, EU discuss climate change

Pretoria – South Africa and the European Commission on Thursday stressed the importance of intensifying urgent action to address the issue of climate challenge...

South Africa: Solar geyser campaign a success at COP17

Durban - The number of solar water geysers installed throughout the country since the start of COP17 reached more than 8 500 on Friday,...

UNEP Appoints Singing Sensations Eric Wainaina and Suzanna Owiyo as Kenyan Goodwill Ambassadors

Two of Kenya’s biggest singing stars, Eric Wainaina and Suzanna Owiyo, today pledged to use their music and high profiles to ignite positive environmental...

International Renewable Energy Developers Look to Invest in Sub-Saharan Africa

African countries present opportunities for the development of grid-connected solar, wind, and geothermal power projects. International renewable energy (RE) power developers are looking to invest...

Namibia: Research on Elephants Powered by Solar Panels

By AfricanBrains - Mathias Aarre Maehlum Researchers from Stanford University are powering their field laboratory and camp with solar power to study elephants at Mushara...

Water storage requires evidence-based approach

Coping with climate change requires a greater understanding of the options for water storage, writes hydrology expert Matthew McCartney. The lack of water is a major...

African farmers ‘need more relevant climate predictions’

Seasonal climate predictions have been limited in their ability to meet the needs of rural farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa, according to a study. Uncertain rainfall and climate...

Interview with Nobel prize winner Elinor Ostrom on climate change

The governance of natural resources like land, the oceans, rivers and the atmosphere, can affect the impact of some of the world’s biggest crises...

Crowding the private sector into Africa’s climate action

The global community for climate action was spooked by the November 8 election of Donald Trump as the next President of the United States....

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